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  • Back to business

    You can't keep a good store down for too long.After a fire destroyed the long-standing business Osce ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Clarke students chosen for SCIBA honor bands

    Several Clarke Community Middle School band members were accepted into the South Central Iowa Bandmasters Association (SCIBA) Honor Bands. 
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Education at the field day

    What do children and cows have in common?The need for health care and nutrition. Joel Allison and De ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Bell the cow returns to field day

    Jennifer Pollard, representing Clarke Extension and Clarke County Cattlemen, had live animals at her station for the annual third grade field day Sept ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • ISU students receive College of Agriculture and Life Sciences scholarships

    AMES — The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University recognized its scholarship recipients for the 2014-15 academic year.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Wine walk planned Nov. 7

    Osceola Chamber Main Street is selling tickets to the annual “Let’s Wine About Winter” Wine Walk. Th ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Police department warns of scams

    This is a recent update from Osceola Police Department’s Facebook page.“The scam artists are working ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Corn, soybeans in the world

    One of the seven learning stations held for the third grade field day this year was by Agriland FS.A ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Fry receives Sen. Grassley endorsement

    This is an endorsement letter for Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, from Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa.“Rep. J ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Taha promotes soil conservation in bid for secretary of ag

    For Sherrie Taha, running as the Democratic candidate for Iowa’s secretary of agriculture position has been a long time coming.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Osceola Farm & Home considered 'total loss' after Sunday blaze

    Four fire departments are still working to extinguish a major blaze that started around 6 a.m. today (Sunday) at Osceola Farm & Home.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Osceola student advances in Lions International Peace Poster contest

    Osceola Lions Club members met with art instructor Sarah Flaherty and three of her sixth grade students at Clarke Community Elementary School Monday, ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Shields named next bank bureau chief

    Shauna Russell Shields has been named the next bank bureau chief of the Iowa Division of Banking, succeeding Vaughn Noring, who has announced his reti ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • CCRC audit released

    Ted Willets, certified public accountant, released an audit report for Clarke County Reservoir Commission (CCRC).
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Local students earn Central College presidential scholarships

    PELLA — Clarke County area students have earned presidential scholarships from Central College for their commitment to high academic achievement.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Johnson to open JET Fitness Center

    “A gym where training is free, because everyone deserves the tools to reach their goals!”This is the ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Murray smoke testing notice

    MURRAY — As a part of efforts to reduce clear-water entry into the sanitary sewer system, testing of the sewers will be conducted in this area. 
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Fry receives Branstad endorsement

    This is an endorsement letter for Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, from Gov. Terry Branstad.“Dear House Dis ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Wear Pink Day planned this week

    This is a proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which was signed by Mayor Fred Diehl.“Wher ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Inspiring young minds

    How often are high school teenagers approached by doctoral students asking them questions about scientific techniques, research and analyses? Probably ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Hatch makes campaign stop at Osceola train depot

    Iowa Senator Jack Hatch (D) stopped by Osceola Depot during his rounds in southern Iowa Saturday and spoke to local citizens about his ideas for Iowa.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:07 am
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